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Senior Quality Engineer

Job Reference: MF/HQ32478_1497880420
Location: Wales
Discipline: Management and Executive / Engineering Management / Manufacturing and Production / Quality engineering
Salary Range:

£28000 to 35000 per Annum + Package

Job Type: Permanent

Title: Senior Quality Engineer

Location: Swansea, Neath, Llanelli, Carmarthen areas.

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 Package

My client is one of the world's largest designers, manufacturers of automotive products and systems. Due to rapid growth they are now looking for a Senior Quality Engineer for their site in South Wales.

Senior Quality Engineer Role

The Senior Quality Engineer's role is to prepare full PPAP and shop-floor quality documentation to support a range of new products on Customers project. The Senior Quality Engineer will drive performance improvements throughout the organisation through application of problem solving processes and proactive quality systems.

Senior Quality Engineer Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Generate PPAP documentation and ensure compliance with Customer requirements.
* Comply with 5S standards and procedures
* Review historical data from Customer and Internal Concerns, and ensure relevant issues are captured within the PFMEA's.
* Champion for quality related issues via the 8D process with their assigned scope of responsibility
* Develop methods to check quality of new products and improve quality of existing products.
* Participate actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification
* Conduct & co-ordinate capability studies for all critical processes - documenting information on Minitab
* Uphold the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts
* Conduct & co-ordinate macro-etch analysis data in-line with the company & Customer weld specifications and review results with process engineering
* Recommend changes in materials or processes to correct detected problems
* Prepare and issue Quality Relevant documentation to shop-floor cells.
* Flexibility is also a requirement to ensure all activities are completed before Fixed Deadlines

Senior Quality Engineer Required Skills / Qualification / Experience

* Engineering background (preferably in automotive industry)
* General Education (HNC preferred but not essential)
* Strong problem solving skills using advanced statistical techniques
* Knowledge of PPAP process
* Computer Literate - high competency using Microsoft Office

* A sound engineering background within the automotive industry.
* Experience within an ISO/TS16949 automotive manufacturing environment
* Knowledge and experience of PPAP's, Capability Indices and Control Charts

What's on Offer

Basic salary £28,000 to £35,000 Pension, 25 days of holidays plus bank holidays, working hours 8-5 Mon-Thur - 8-12 Friday.

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